A Boil Water Advisory has been issued for certain areas of Summerville’s water system.
Water customers living around Buice Lane, Orchard Hill Road, Dry Valley Road from Orchard Hill to Mahan Road from Dry Valley Road to Trion-Teloga Road, Rocky Hollow Road from Orchard Hill to Mahan and all areas in between those roads are affected by the advisory.
“Anything past the crossroads at Mahan should not be affected.” stated city officials.
The advisory was issued around 12:30 a.m.
A water pump malfunctioned at the water treatment plant causing water pressure to drop in the listed areas. When water pressure drops below 20psi. bacteria can form and grow within the water system.
The boil water advisory will be in effect a minimum of 48 hours after the system is back to full pressure. At this time the system is not back to full pressure.